Funeral services for longtime Lamar resident, LeRoy Dawson will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, January 14, 2008 at the LamarMissionaryBaptistChurch with Pastor John Morrison officiating. Concluding services will be under the auspices of the Lamar Elks Lodge #1319.
A second service will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at the Ford Community Church in Ford, Kansas with interment to follow at the Ford Cemetery, Ford, Kansas.
LeRoy was born May 13, 1938 at Dodge City, Kansas to Guy Herbert and Helen May (Mowrey) Dawson and passed away on January 9, 2008 at MemorialHospital in Colorado Springs following a brief illness. LeRoy was 69.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Leila Dawson.
Mr. Dawson is survived by his wife Judy of the family home, children; Philip Scott (Donna) Dawson of Ft. Collins, CO, Duane Keith Dawson of Denver, CO and Alicia Kay Dawson of Auburn, WA. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Jonpaul Preston, Latasha Monique, Briana Lynn, Shelby Kay and his great grandson, Derrick Anthany as well as sisters; Leoma Kay Hixson of Lake Tapps, WA, Jackie (Jim) Scheuerman of Greensburg, KS, brothers; Steven L. (Connie) Dawson of Greensburg, KS and Isom M. (Debra Fay) Dawson of Columbiana, Alabama. Several nieces, nephews and many friends also survive.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the LamarMissionaryBaptistChurch direct or in care of the funeral home office.